Arts at Cal Maritime

C and C students enjoy sketching the waterfront in class

Faculty in the Department of Culture and Communication design classes that give introductory level instruction in art, culture, cinema, creative writing, and other areas.  Frequent events and series bring arts and culture to campus as well as offering opportunities to create and celebrate visual and plastic arts.  

Lauren Hartmen MFA

Our flagship arts courses are led by Lauren Hartman, a well-known Bay Area artist and arts educator, whose work in textiles, film, embroidery, print and other media all investigates human interactions with the sea. Read her bio and more on her faculty page.


Poems, stories, art, and more: all by C&C students! Read Dead Reckoning, Cal Maritime's literary journal, edited by Prof. Julie Chisholm.